Update Series Volume 36 (2017)

For the most timely topics and latest surgical techniques in urology, you won't want to miss the 2017 AUA Update Series—AUA's most popular self-study CME product.

  • Concise, practical lessons on timely topics
  • State-of-the-art surgical techniques
  • Authors are among the best in their specialties

Earn up to 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Now in its 36th installment, this invaluable resource continues the tradition of providing up-to-date information that helps you fulfill Part 2 of the Maintenance of Certification requirements recognized by the American Board of Urology. Improve your practice and patient care by staying abreast of the latest treatments and surgical techniques in urology.

Benefit from leading urologists’ recommendations in 40 new lessons, which are delivered to you five lessons a month for eight months. Take advantage of a convenient, easy-to-access educational product that fits your individual learning style.

Subscribers can obtain CME credit instantly! Simply complete the content-related, online posttests to receive immediate CME credit.

The AUA Update Series is renowned for delivering high-quality lessons to practicing urologists, fellows and residents. All content is developed in con­sultation with and edited by internationally recognized experts in urology, making the AUA Update Series the most professional and sought-after self-study program available.

Hot Topics for 2017:

  • Post-Finasteride Syndrome: What Is the Evidence and Why Is There a Controversy
  • HIFU
  • Circumcision: Who, Why and When?
  • Genital Gender Affirming Surgery for Transgender Patients
  • Contemporary Prostate Cancer Screening: Who to Screen and When to Biopsy
  • Testosterone Therapy – Indications and Treatment
  • Testis Biopsy and Surgical Sperm Retrieval
  • Robotics in Female Pelvic Medicine – Indications and Who is not Appropriate
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Children: Current Controversies

Update Series is Available in Two Formats for 2017

  • Online Only: Optimized for easy viewing on your computer or mobile device. Lessons are accessible and printable anytime.

  • Bundle (Print and Online): Enjoy online access plus the print edition, featuring bookshelf-quality binding.

The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 

40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

  • Urologists
  • Board candidates
  • Residents

Learning Objectives

After completing all 40 lessons, participants, will be able to apply their knowledge and competencies on the urologic topics covered in each article. Each of the 40 lessons has a specific objective specific to the related article. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 40.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 40.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
01/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Price:
$446.00

Disclosures

Individual authors’ disclosures are located with their articles in each issue of The Update Series.

Planner Disclosures

Victor Nitti, MD: Astellas: Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial; Allergan: Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial; Serenity Pharmeuticals: Investment Interest; Cook Myosite: Scientific Study or Trial

Brant Inman, MD, MS: Dendreon: Scientific Study or Trial; Abbott Laboratories: Scientific Study or Trial; Genentech, Inc.: Scientific Study or Trial; Combat Medical: Consultant or Advisor; FKD Therapies: Scientific Study or Trial; AstraZeneca: Consultant or Advisor; Taris Biomedical: Consultant or Advisor

Update Series Advisory Group

NameCompanyRoleFinancial
Arthur Louis Burnett II MDEndo PharmaceuticalsScientific Study or TrialYes
PFIZERScientific Study or TrialYes
National Institutes of HealthScientific Study or TrialYes
Auxilium IncScientific Study or TrialYes
American Medical SystemsScientific Study or TrialYes
ColoplastScientific Study or TrialYes
Reflexonic LLCScientific Study or TrialYes
VIVUSHealth Publishing, Scientific Study or TrialYes
Acorda TherapeuticsScientific Study or TrialYes
New England Research instituteOtherYes
The Center for Intimacy after Cancer Therapy, IncLeadership PositionNo
Journal of Sexual MedicineHealth PublishingYes
Andrology (journal)Health PublishingYes
International Urology and Nephrology (journal)Health PublishingNo
Genomic Health IncConsultant or AdvisorNo
Practical Reviews in UrologyHealth PublishingYes
European UrologyHealth PublishingNo
MedispecScientific Study or TrialNo
AstellasConsultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or TrialYes
Urology Times Editorial CouncilHealth PublishingYes
Lilly LLCConsultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or TrialYes
Peter Robert Carroll, MD, MPHNIHScientific Study or TrialYes
Department of DefenseScientific Study or TrialYes
Myriad GeneticsScientific Study or TrialNo
AUA UpdateLeadership PositionYes
Genomic HealthScientific Study or TrialNo
Rodney Davis MDCorrections Corp of AmericaConsultant or Advisor, Investment InterestYes
Shelby EnglertNothing to disclose
E. Ann Gormley MDSUFU FoundationLeadership PositionNo
ACGMELeadership PositionNo
Kevin Thomas McVary ,MD, FACSAstellasScientific Study or TrialYes
Lilly/ICOSConsultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial, OtherYes
NIDDKScientific Study or TrialYes
AMSConsultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or TrialYes
SophrisScientific Study or TrialYes
David Christopher Miller ,MDBlue Cross Blue Shield of MichiganOtherYes
Curtis Nickel, MDFarr LaboratoriesConsultant or AdvisorYes
TributeConsultant or AdvisorYes
AquinoxScientific Study or TrialNo
GSKScientific Study or TrialNo
PureTech HealthConsultant or AdvisorYes
AUAHealth PublishingYes
NIHScientific Study or TrialYes
Canadian Institute of Health ResearchScientific Study or TrialYes
Canadian Urological Association Pres-electLeadership PositionNo
Craig Stuart Niederberger ,MDAMERICAN SOCIETY FOR REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINELeadership Position, Meeting Participant or LecturerYes
NexHandLeadership Position, Investment Interest, Owner, Product DevelopmentNo
Ferring PharmaceuticalsScientific Study or TrialYes
Victor William Nitti MDAstellasHealth Publishing, Scientific Study or TrialNo
AllerganHealth Publishing, Scientific Study or TrialNo
Serenity PharmeuticalsInvestment InterestYes
Cook MyositeScientific Study or TrialNo
Mrs.. Deborah F. PollyNothing to disclose
Eila Curlee Skinner, MDNothing to disclose
Stacy T. Tanaka MDNothing to disclose
J. Christian Winters MDAstellas, IncConsultant or AdvisorYes
PfizerConsultant or AdvisorYes
AllerganConsultant or AdvisorYes
American Board of UrologyLeadership PositionNo
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogential ReconstructionLeadership PositionNo
SolaceScientific Study or TrialYes
StimGuardConsultant or AdvisorYes
J. Stuart Wolf Jr. MD,FACSUrology TimesHealth PublishingYes
University of Michigan Dept of UrologyLeadership PositionYes
University of Texas Department of Surgery & Peri-operative CareLeadership PositionYes

This self-study continuing medical education activity is designed to provide urologists, Board candidates and/or residents affordable and convenient access to the most recent developments and techniques in urology.

Accreditation: The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 40.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Learners: The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Evidence Based Content: It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME enduring material activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

AUA Disclosure Policy: All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) participating in an educational activity provided by the AUA are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

Resolution of Identified Conflict of Interest: All disclosures will be reviewed by the program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to resolve conflict of interest:

  • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content of all materials associated with an educational activity by the course/program director, editor and/or Education Content Review Committee or its subgroup.
  • Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
  • Introduction of a debate format with an unbiased moderator (point-counterpoint)
  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
  • Limit equipment representatives to providing logistics and operation support only in procedural demonstrations
  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty

Off-label or Unapproved Use of Drugs or Devices: It is the policy of the AUA to require the disclosure of all references to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices prior to the presentation of educational content. The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA activity is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Peer Review: Peer review is the principle mechanism by which the quality of the AUA Update Series content is judged by the AUA Update Series Advisory Board.

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Expiration date: Release month, 2020

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Available Credit

  • 40.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 40.00 Non-Physician Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
 
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